Reading for pleasure? Because I want to read it, not because I need to preview it for school lessons? I can still do that?It is important for us to be reading and setting the example for our children that we read not only to learn, but for pleasure as well. Here are a couple of ways I find time to add a few extra moments to reading into my week.
My family loves to travel. Whether we add time onto a business trip or take a trip purely for fun, we have all learned so much on our travels. Not all of the learning has been academic. Character training and relationship building have also been a big part of our travels, too. Check out these 100 ways you can continue learning while traveling.
Reading. Some people love it. Some people hate it. Some never learned how. Reading is a necessary part of life. Whether we are filling out forms, navigating a new city, reading a new fiction book, or learning about the characteristics of God, we read every day. Here are reading resources for all ages including learning to read, book suggestions for all ages including math books and teacher resource books, and reading
Recently, I was faced with a quandary. My daughter LOVES to read. Think reading while tying her shoes, eating, or walking down the stairs. Picture taking five books to bed with her because she might finish one and needs plenty of choices. If she loves to read, what was the quandary? She didn’t want to read anything on her secondary reading list (see definition below). Some parents are happy if
Teacher resource books are an important component of any successful homeschool. And they will take it up as their profession—that is, with the diligence, regularity, and punctuality which men bestow on their professional labours. ~ Charlotte M. Mason We, as our children’s teachers, should read, study, and learn about how to teach our children with our chosen educational methodology, how children learn, and how to order our days. Here are
Of course we love reading anytime, but Christmas is an especially fun time to re-read our favorite Christmas books. We usually add one or two new books to our collection each year. I usually pull the Christmas books off the shelf and place them in a special basket near the tree. These are our favorite Advent devotionals: Advent in Narnia: Reflections for the Season by Heidi Haverkamp The Journey: A Season
Reading to your young child builds vocabulary and lays the foundation for a love of reading and learning. These preschool books are some of our favorites. We enjoyed reading them to our preschoolers and still read many of them to our elementary aged children. Authors We Enjoy Allen Say Barbara Cooney Beatrix Potter Bill Peet Brinton Turkle Cynthia Ryland Don Freeman Eve Bunting Gail Hartman Gyo Fujikawa H.A. Ray Jan